This is the sixth skills survey from the CIOB. The key findings from this report indicate 82% of respondents believe a skill shortage exists in the construction industry, displaying a 5% increase from the last survey, published in 2011. The survey also looks in particular at apprenticeships, and the demand for skills relating to BIM and retrofitting.
The CIOB produces research across many key issues within the construction industry. This research can be both member and public driven with the aim to share knowledge for the benefit of all participants and interested parties.
This is first survey from the CIOB into Continuing Professional Development (CPD) amongst construction professionals. 1,549 CIOB members took part in the survey, which aimed to gauge the industry's temperature on current and future CPD provision, including the importance of CPD, how they undertake it, and the greatest benefits to CPD.
This report, the fifth annual CIOB skills survey, explores various issues that impact on the skills agenda, including the abolition of the default retirement age (DRA), the rise in tuition fees, the effect of increased paternity leave provisions, and whether the industry will have the skilled personnel in place when the sector begins to significantly recover.
This is first survey from the CIOB into procurement in the construction industry. The purpose of this research is to investigate the perception of procurement in the construction industry through the views of industry professionals, focusing on current methods of procurement, the effects of the spending cuts, the prevalence of practices such as suicide bidding, and what can be done to improve construction procurement practice.
Between December 2007 and January 2008, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) conducted a survey of the construction industry’s knowledge and experience of different methods of project control, and time management, record keeping, monitoring and training.
The Chartered Institute of Building's (CIOB) report surveys members and non-members to gain the industry's opinion about leadership generally, and to focus on the current level of leadership within construction.
Approached from the perspective of senior level construction workers, this Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) research examines how the ageing population will impact the industry, which the Government describes as the biggest challenge facing the 21st Century.
This is the Chartered Institute of Building third skills survey and it is clear, despite the recession and downturn in construction demand, that the industry is still suffering a skills shortage.
This research examines the scale and impact of crime on the construction industry and highlights the key areas of concern for senior level construction workers.
This research examines health and safety in the construction industry. It explores health and safety culture, occupational stress, CDM2007, temporary works and crane safety.